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J. C. Penney Overview

Plano, TX
10000+ employees
1902
Company - Public (JCP)
Department, Clothing, & Shoe Stores
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Macy's, Kohl's, Dillard's
J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), one of the nation's largest apparel and home furnishings retailers, is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort. Whether shopping jcp.com or visiting ... Read more

Mission: J.C. Penney Company is on a mission to ensure every shopping experience is worth the customer's time, money and effort.

J. C. Penney Reviews

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    Former Employee - Merchansise Assistant in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Merchansise Assistant in Plano, TX
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    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at J. C. Penney full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great team, great leadership, manager help developed each team member to succeed

    Cons

    Administrators can not move up in the company

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J. C. Penney Photos

J. C. Penney photo of: JCPenney Store Front
J. C. Penney photo of: Geoffrey Henning, VP of Women's Design and Fashion, hosted a Spring Trend Talk for our Home Office associates
J. C. Penney photo of: JCPenney associate wins holiday hiring incentive package worth $5,000
J. C. Penney photo of: JCPenney recruiting team loves meeting new students at their college campus!
J. C. Penney photo of: JCPenney celebrates women and their accomplishments in retail for International Women's Day
J. C. Penney photo of: JCPenney associates eagerly cheer on our new CEO, Jill Soltau, as she attends her first Home Office Huddle
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J. C. Penney Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Saint Louis, MO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at J. C. Penney (Saint Louis, MO) in October 2010.

    Interview

    call store, set up an appointment...I was hired on the spot as I was coming from another JCP store in a different state.

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J. C. Penney Awards & Accolades

  • America’s Best Employers, Forbes, 2015
  • Green Good Housekeeping Seal(For Textiles), Good Housekeeping, 2015
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